Eliecer has written 1 review for films rated ★★ during 2021.

  • Guernica

    Guernica

    ★★

    "The Italians were the first to bomb human beings from the air, when they bombed Libya in October 1911, just a few years after Leopold was removed from the Congo. Some newspapers complained. The Daily Chronicle described the scene vividly: ‘Non-combatants, young and old, were slaughtered ruthlessly, without compunction and without shame.’ The use of the legal word ‘noncombatants’is significant. The editor of the paper – Robert Donald – tolerated war, but not slaughter. The Italian air force, which saw…